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VOLUME 1. NUMBER 298.
Maywood. 111., April 8.Sixty- three Indians in a special car en route to Washington to see Pres ident Roosevelt were run into by a mail train two miles west of here today during a fog. Three of the Indians were instantly killed and twenty others were more-or less seriously hurt. The Indians who were not pinned in the wreck fled in a panic across the prairie. The trains which collided were the Oregon express and the fast mail on the Chicago & North western railroad. The express train*' was run into by the mail train. Both trains were east bound. Physicians were promptly hur ried to the scene. As soon as possible the injured were taken to Maywood and Chicago. All the victims of the wreck were LIFE ATTEMPTED Spanish Socialists Attempt Assas sination of Vqnng King of Spain. Madrid, April 7.An fficial tele gram from Barcelona states that as King Alfonso was leaving the exhibi tion a "petard" was exploded with the evident intention of assassinating him. Two peasants were seriously in jured. One arrest was made and the attempt on the king's life is laid at the door of prominent Barcelona socialists.. Strawberries and vegetables every day at Peterson's. 6- sec]eani Suggests New Carpets, Rugs, Curtains, Shades, Etc.... We carry a large stock of such goods and can make prompt delivery Ingrain Carpets at 65, 75 and 90c a Yard Velvet Carpets at $1 a Yard Axminsfer Carpets at $1.25 a Yard Art Squares from $3.50 to $12 Each Rugs from 85c to $20 Each Matting from -Indians. The coach containing the Indians was alight day car. It was completely wrecked. The rear end of the coach ahead was also damaged. After the collision the passen gers in the other coaches of the two trains hurried to the rescue and after a hard struggle pulled them from beneath the wreck age. Chief White Horse, in charge of the Indians on theworked train, was fatally injured. The bodies of the Indians who had been killed were laid on the prai rie near the track, Chief White Horse being carried with them. He smoked a pipe quietly and showed no signs of the pain he must have been suffering. He said he knew that death was near and requested that he be placed near his dead companions. The chief was propped up and sat DULUT MA N A SUICIDE Duluth, April 8.Ebenczer Kilgour, an employe of the Panton & White Co., suicided shortly before4 o'clock yesterday afternoon by cutting his throat with a razor in the bath room at the Tecumseh hotel. Kilgour was thirty-six years old, unmarried and came to Duluth only lasl Sunday. Mental depression which took the form of a fear that he was losing his mind is believed to have inspired the deed. A number of the friends of Will Ellick son gathered at his home last evening and helped to celebrate the eighteenth anniver sary of his birth. 25 to 75c a Yard Linoleum from 55 to 75c a Yard Lace Curtains from 50c to $15 a Pair Draperies from $2.50 to $14 a Pair Window Shades from 25c to $2 Each Bissel's Carpet Sweepers from $2.50 to $3.50 Each BEMIDJI. MINNESOTA. stoically while the physicians over him. Ono by onefog the other injured Indians were slowly taken from the splintered car and placed jiear their dying chief and dead comrades. The physicians hurried from one todifticulty another of the injured, adminis tering to the wants of all} while arrangements were being made to take the red men to the near est hospital. Persons who ware on the train said that the collision unquostion- The accompanying cut is that oi-the map published by the Du luth Evening Herald March 11, 1904..^ The Herald claimed in its article accompanying this map that Cass Lake was asking for all the townships in ran_ges_22 and 2o lying north of the north line of Township 52. In that article the Herald mis represented the situation, as Cass Lake had not asked for any land in those two ranges, but in making its representation, the Herald has called attention to those -4wG---ranges,^undats_owm^^ map plainly shows that they ought to be included in Cass The Bemidji Daily Pioneer BEMID.11. MINNESOTA, EBID&Y, \V\l\L S, LOQ- i Delegation of Nebraska Sioux in Collision on Northwestern Railroad Near Chicago. ably was the result of the dense Tt which stretched from -Lake Michigan today many miles west ward. I addition to the log clouds of escaping steam envoi oped the wreck and added to the the aid of the injured Indians, of rescue. -The fact- that one sale of the roar A moment after the crash then 1 Lake's request lor attachment of additional territory to its district. From the south end of those two ranges the settlers, in going to Duluth,go-by-way of the Great Northern to Swan River the main line, thence east on the main line '.'2 milos-to-Du 1 th. I I thcy could go west to the land office at Cass Like their-iravel' would be 1H miles shorter than to Duluth, as Cass Like is only 74 miles west of Swan River. The Great Northern railway runs north and south, and east and these two tiers of townships, hav ing altogether 15 stations within CHINA WILL AID New York, April 7.Reports! will, it is asserted, be the signal are said to have reached an am bassador here, says a Herald dis patch from Berlin, to the effect that China is on the verge of throwing in her lot with Japan. The-first defeat on land-of Jhrssia for a forward movement on the part of the Celestial empire, Japan, the correspondent adds, shows no anxiety for help, rca' izing that China's intervention hoaril by the passengers, jumping from ouch side of theether cars ahead. All the men pass engers ami many offche women on board the trains hastened to far fell off with the impact un was not a sound from the ill-fated jdoulttedly saved the lives of many coach. Then one by one those I Indians who wore thrown out on surviving the crash regained in the prairie. part their sense and began shout- Th Indians were from the ing for aid. A terrifying series reservation near Uushville. Neb.', of wild yells from the Indians and their journey east was prim LAND OFFICE TERRITORY IN CONSROVERSY. their boundaries and the eon heeti-ng line reaching to Swan Kiver. From th northern 'townships in these two ranges, travelto Du luth is almost wholly ^Ivrobgh Northern*', Be.niidji and Cass Lake to Duluth, while from the north central portion of this strip the- favorite route of travel by settlers is via the Itasca Lumber Co.'s railway to Door Kiver, may cause more embarrassment! ment of Port Arthur haye^died -than proirtr I as aresi'lt of the poisonotfs gases arily for show purposes at New York. It was a .pitiable sight to see the Indians lying on the ground clad in their native garments with red blankets dyed deeper by the bh^ed of their friends. The menAbraham were men of splendid physique and the exhibition of calm nerve on the part of WhitoTIorso was a good" example of that of the members of the Indian party. The dead: lvu.j. lli .\i skull crushed. PHILIP IKON TOIL,- body crushed. THOMAS COMK LAST, body crushed. 'The injured: Big Chief White horse, body crushed and legs broken, will die. Luther Stand ing Hear, crushed about body and head will die. Mrs. Thomas two-ranges should be~attached to the Cass Luke district, and while its map was published only for the purpose of misrepresenting the request of ('ass Like, it is bound to do good work for the thence east l-'j miles to Duluth, [tor ought to be, and is, inuehap- while CassJjake'is only 39 milesM-precia^ed by the settlers in the, west of Deer Kiver, a differenceJ two ranges referred to, a nil the Died from Poisonous Gasses. St. Petersburg, April. 7 a cor respondent of the Vostcliny Vest r.ik states that many of the slight lv wounded in the first bombard setLLexS-JI theCummissime of the Genera] Landoflieo looks 'nU*- its' merits as above stated. The gratuitous assistance of the livening Herald in this mat- the_LY.emrig-JIcu.-aLd. l, so that from any standpoint, the It will probably think twice be- Herald's map itself shows those fore publishing anymore maps. oumuTi'thtgvJ&roto the Japanese shells. JJ notes that many of the^ enemy's projectiles fall in jX^near the hospital and adds that it has been, deter mined to evacuate the city hospi tal. TEX CENTS PER WEEK. Come Last, wife of one of killed cut about head and shoulders. Th mas /Come Las t, six year old son i the dead man, head bumped and believed to have been made temporarily insane. Goodinow, cut about head. Blind Eagle, cut about head,- Head Chief High Ball, at the head of the delegation of Sioux, severely crushed about the body. William Sitting1* Bull, son of Chief Sitting Bull, ser iously injured. After the bodies of the dead had been removed from the wreck arid placed in a row on the prairie beside the tracks, an in cident, probably unparalleled in railroad records, took place. The uninjured among the Indians gathered about and led by Chief I ron Tail, solemnly chanted the Indian death song. FEAR A FLOOD Rapid Rise of Red River (Jives Rise to Grave Alarm at Fargo. April 8,--The rapid rise of River occasions the most alarm throughout the Red ['urg the fl-ttVO Ittvor vailt'y. The river has been r! 'iiijf riiplilly for the pa--t twenty-four hour.- anil is out of its banks in many places. A heavy snow has been fall ing HJijL't) noon yestrrilay and will, re luk'ln a iftuieral delay of farm work throughout th vallov. Pairs of JWTS WOMEN'S a.rvd CHILDREN'S SHOES O N SALE Commencing Tomorrow Saturday To continue till the entire line of thefirestock is sol Everything in-TDiaigrred figures is Fire Sale Prices. jse^ Come before the BEST are picked uut AttheBazaar